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Evolution of Irrigation Districts and Operating Institutions: Texas, Lower Rio Grande Valley
(Texas Water Resources Institute, 2003-07)
The growing population in the Texas Lower Rio Grande Valley, shortfalls in water deliveries from Mexico, and multiple years of drought have placed an increased need for efficient water management and allocation in the ...
Estimated Benefits of IBWC Rio Grande Flood-Control Projects in the United States
(Texas Water Resources Institute, 2004-09)
The International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) is responsible for maintaining a series of flood-control projects beginning in New Mexico and extending along the Rio Grande’s international border dividing the ...
Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 1 (Edinburg) - North Branch / East Main - Final
(Texas Water Resources Institute, 2003-10)
Initial construction costs and net annual changes in operating and maintenance expenses are identified for a single-component capital renovation project proposed by Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 1 to the Bureau ...
Evaluation of "Dry Year Option" Water Transfers from Agricultural to Urban Use
(Texas Water Resources Institute, 1997-04)
This study investigated the economics of an Edwards Aquifer region "dry-year option" buyout directed toward decreasing agricultural water use in an effort to augment springflow. The research involved several phases. First, ...
Economic Implications of a Delayed Uniform Planting Date for Cotton Production in the Texas Rolling Plains.
(Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1984)
Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: United Irrigation District of Hidalgo County (United) – Rehabilitation of Main Canal, Laterals, and Diversion Pump Station – Final
(Texas Water Resources Institute, 2006-03)
Initial construction costs and net annual changes in operating and maintenance expenses are identified for a three-component capital renovation project proposed by the United Irrigation District to the U.S. Bureau of ...
Farmers, Lenders and Water Districts Response to Texas
(Texas Water Resources Institute, 1993-11)
There are 6.4 million irrigated acres in Texas with 80 percent irrigated from ground water and 20 percent irrigated from surface sources. This is compared to 8.6 million acres irrigated in 1979, a dramatic reduction. Total ...
Estimated Farm Level Benefits of Improved Irrigation Efficiency
(Texas Water Resources Institute, 1984-06-10)
There are about 15 million acres of cropland in the U.S. that are irrigated from aquifers which are incurring declining water levels (sloggett). This is primarily in the Great Plains Region where irrigation water is pumped ...
Pricing and Conservation of Irrigation Water in Texas and New Mexico
(Texas Water Resources Institute, 1983-10)
Two possible policy alternatives for management of limited water supplies in arid portions of Texas and New Mexico were analyzed for economic feasibility. Detailed studies of the potential impact of a water accumulation ...
An Overview of Operational Characteristics of Selected Irrigation Districts in the Texas Lower Rio Grande Valley: Harlingen Irrigation District Cameron County No. 1
(Texas Water Resources Institute, 2007-12)
Population expansion and water shortfalls have placed the Texas Lower Rio Grande Valley (Valley) center stage in water publicity. The unique characteristics and lack of public knowledge on how irrigation districts divert ...